Friday, December 2, 2011

Haute Topics

ImageWinter has arrived along with signs of a pesky seasonal illness.

Symptoms:
Sweating – over cold weather looks in your favorite mags.
Hot flashes - during tv commercials of sweater-clad models cavorting in snow.
A rash - of wool, long-sleeve, and fully-lined velvet dresses.

Rx:
A dose of always island-appropriate style from HONOLULU Magazine’s new monthly section, HONOLULU Shops.

The first edition appears in the December issue of HONOLULU Magazine, which just arrived in stores. In the hands of two former Lei Chic editors, the fashion-forward pages pop with witty news and eye-catching photo features on the chic-est new lines, sweet shopping spots, local designers, and fun finds for everyone (yep, men too) right here in Hawaii.

Image This month your temperature will spike over bullet casing, skull, and studded jewelry by local designers. Feeling flush? Grab the fan-worthy rocker chic look from the 3.1 Phillip Lim tunic to the Salvatore Ferragamo booties. If your bank account isn’t feeling so hot, pounce on leopard-print accessories, collar the cool tees by a local men’s designer, and browse mod finds at vintage stores, adorable housewares for entertaining, or a step-by-step guide to buying runway looks at real life prices.

Instructions:
Take once a month and you won't need the tender gloving care.






ImageHONOLULU Magazine’s December issue is in bookstores and newsstands across the state right now.
Click here (and you might as well bookmark it right now) for a taste of HONOLULU Shops online.

Posted on Friday, December 2, 2011 in Permalink

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Lei Chic is a daily email and shopping blog that plugs you into Hawaii's newest and hottest boutiques, designers, trends, spas and salons, and more. You'll also discover all the cool events, dinners and sales happening around town in our Weekend Picks every Thursday. With Lei Chic, you'll get the inside scoop on what everyone will be talking about tomorrow – in your inbox today.

Lei Chic associate editor Natalie Schack has been a cultural anthropology student,museum worker bee and dabbler in graphic design. When she isn't scouting new fashion, compiling to-do lists or crafting puns, Natalie spends her free time dreaming up elaborate picnic ideas; "researching" via YouTube tutorials, blogs and Instagram; and dusting off her pith helmet for the next adventure life throws her way.


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